Caltech Chen Neuroscience Research Building: DBIA WPR 2021 Awards: Design Excellence Award and Project of the Year; DBIA National 2021 Awards: Award of Excellence and Award of Merit.


Hensel Phelps

Steve Friar, Regional Director of Planning
18850 Von Karman Ave., Ste. 100
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 852-0111 Office
(949) 852-0218 Fax

David Valentine, Project Development Director
226 Airport Parkway, Suite 150
San Jose, CA
(408) 452-1800
(408) 452-1855



World-Class Innovators. Landmark Buildings. Inspiring Performance.

Building a Legacy, One Landmark at a Time. As an employee-owned company, The Hensel Phelps Way is more than a mantra – it’s a collaborative approach that blends proven processes, innovative technology and effective communication throughout every phase of the project lifecycle. It is the guiding force behind everything we do – and the reason our clients keep coming back to us with their most important projects. The Hensel Phelps Way is built on four pillars: People, Process, Partnership and Technology.

Established in 1937, Hensel Phelps celebrates over three-quarters of a century in the construction industry as a direct result of the performance of our people who focus on providing clients a higher level of service.

Hensel Phelps Plans, Builds and Manages a diverse range of domestic and international project types that encompass development, new construction and renovation, facilities management for a variety of project types.

From planning and design, to construction, and facility management, we work to solve our clients’ challenges from start to finish, and beyond. Our clients, both domestic and international, have entrusted us with a tremendous range of landmark projects, in nearly every market sector.

  • Hawaii State Hospital New Patient Facility
  • UC Riverside Multidisciplinary Research Building 1, DBIA WPR Award Winner.
  • UC Irvine Middle Earth Housing Expansion, DBIA WPR Award Winner.
  • UC Irvine Mesa Court, DBIA National and WPR Award Winner including Project of the Year.
  • UC San Diego Mesa Nueva, DBIA National Award Winner.
  • SFO Harvey Milk Terminal 1 Departures Level.
  • Contra Costa County Administration Building.
  • Contra Costa County Emergency Operations Center.
  • University of Arizona Cancer Center, DBIA WPR Award Winner.
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